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Horsley 7/8

Color Terms

How do you perceive white? When all wavelengths are reflected back to your eye.
How do you perceive black? When no light is reflected back to your eye.
What is hue? Hue refers to the color itself. It is a type of color or shade.
What are the primary colors? They are the basic colors that create the other colors in all things. They include red, yellow, and blue.
What are the secondary colors? These colors are made of two primary colors. They include the colors violet, green, and orange.
What are the tertiary colors? When you mix equal parts of the primary and secondary colors. These colors include red-violet, blue-violet, blue-green, yellow-green, yellow-orange, and red-orange.
What is a saturated color? Saturated colors have neither white or black in them.
What three groups make up the color wheel? The primary, secondary, and the tertiary colors.
What is a tint? A saturated color that is mixed with pure white color.
What is a shade? A saturated color that is mixed with pure black color.
What are three colors that are considered to be warm colors? Red, Orange, and Yellow
What are three colors that are considered to be cool colors? Blue, Green, and Violet
What are the five neutral colors? Black, Grey, White, Brown, and Tan.
What are the six types of color harmonies? Monochromatic, Analogous, Complementary, Triadic, Split Complementary, and Neutral.
What is a monochromatic color harmony? Created by using tints and shades of one color. Include Navy Blue, Bright Blue, and Baby Blue, Cranberry, Brick Red, and Red, and Dark Green, Kelly Green, and Light Green.
What is an analogous color harmony? Created by three or more colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. Include Red, Red-Violet, and Violet, Blue, Blue-Green, and Green, and Yellow, Yellow-Orange, Orange, and Red-Orange.
What is a complementary color harmony? Two colors that are directly across from each other on the wheel. Include Yellow and Violet, Green and Red, Blue and Orange.
What is a triadic color harmony? Three colors that are located within equal distance of each other. Include Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Violet, and Green.
What is a split complementary scheme? Created by using any color and the colors located next to that colors complement. Include Yellow, Red-Violet, and Blue-Violet.
What is a neutral color scheme? Any combination of Blacks, Grays, Whites, Browns, and Tans.
Gianna Horsley Period 7/8
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